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Sarang

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The Indian Air Force aerobatic team Sarang (Peacock), flying on four Indian built helicopters HAL Dhruvs, was formed on 18 March 2002, as a part of Aircraft and System Testing Establishment (ASTE) at Bangalore. First public display was on 23 Feb 2004 during Asian Aerospace at Singapore.

In February 2007 during the training flight one of the team's helicopters crash taking life of one of the pilots.

On Fev 2010, Sarang helicopter crash landed in preparation for the air display at Pokhran, Rajasthan. No one was injured at the incident.

The Sarang's present home is Indian Air Force base at Yelahanka near Bangalore. All of the team's helicopters are painted in red and white and peacock figure at the each side of the fuselage. Also they equipped with white smoke generators.

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